Tag Archive | "volunteering"

Wisdom, retirement

How To Have A Retirement Worth Saving For

Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck.

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Peace Corps

Do You Have What It Takes To Be In The Peace Corps?

Are you an older adult looking for your next big adventure? The Peace Corps is encouraging U.S. adult citizens to volunteer their service abroad to promote world peace and friendship.

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Shelter, pet, pets

Shelter Volunteering: Reading To Cats, Walking Dogs And More

While your local pound works to find forever homes for many cats, dogs and other animals, volunteering is an easy way to improve their lives while they wait.

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Writer Bruce Horovitz stands with his daughter Becca as they both volunteer at the Arlington Food Assistance Center in Arlington, Virginia, on Feb. 28, 2020. (Lynne Shallcross/KHN)

Volunteering Was Secret To Feeling Younger Until Pandemic

Back in early January, before COVID-19 was as familiar as the furniture, I went in for my annual physical. My doctor looked at my test results and shook his head.

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Bea Weiser, 98, Volunteers Helping Dementia Sufferers

Nothing slows down this vibrant and energetic senior who contributes to the daily duties and office tasks three afternoons a week.

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